Gigors tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gigors in Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Photo is of Gap at 17 km from Gigors

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Gigors is situated in the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gigors in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gap at 17 km and Seyne-les-Alpes at 17 km.

Gigors, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Gap

Gap

at 17 km (direction north-north-west), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Not a major tourist destination, in Gap we suggest you take a stroll around...

See Gap guide
Seyne-les-Alpes

Seyne-les-Alpes

at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

In the mountain village of Seyne you can see various parts of the medieval...

See Seyne-les-Alpes guide
Lake Serre-Poncon

Lake Serre-Poncon

Scenery at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

Among many beautiful Alpine lakes we mention the Lac de Serre-Poncon because of its...

See Lake Serre-Poncon guide
Sisteron

Sisteron

at 30 km (direction south-west)

The citadel is the main attraction in Sisteron, along with the dramatic rocky slope...

See Sisteron guide
 
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Embrun

Embrun

at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The historic centre of Embrun is usually visited at the same time as the...

See Embrun guide
Digne-les-Bains

Digne-les-Bains

at 37 km (direction south-south-east)

As well as being a spa town, the medieval centre of Digne-les-Bains also merits...

See Digne-les-Bains guide
Barcelonnette

Barcelonnette

at 39 km (direction east)

Barcelonnette has an attractive town centre, and also a good number of substantial 'Mexican...

See Barcelonnette guide
Valgaudemar Valley

Valgaudemar Valley

Scenery at 44 km (direction east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The valley of Valgaudemar is one of many picturesque natural highlughts in the high...

See Valgaudemar Valley guide
Vallee de l\'Ubaye

Vallee de l'Ubaye

Scenery at 45 km (direction east)

Starting near the Lac de Poncon, the Vallée de l'Ubaye is one of the...

See Vallee de l'Ubaye guide
Colmars-les-Alpes

Colmars-les-Alpes

at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

In the mountain village of Colmars highlights include the Fort de Savoie and fortified...

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Mont-Dauphin

Mont-Dauphin

at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The fortified mountain town of Briancon, one of the highest towns in Europe, is...

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Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette

Church at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Isere department

The church and mountainous setting of Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette are the second most important pilgrimage destination...

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L\'Argentiere-la-Bessee

L'Argentiere-la-Bessee

at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Hautes-Alpes department

The silver mines in L'Argentiere la Bessée, very active in the 19th century, are...

See L'Argentiere-la-Bessee guide
Lurs

Lurs

at 54 km (direction south-south-west)

The village of Lurs is small but has a great deal of character...

See Lurs guide

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Markets in and near Gigors

  • Montclar: market Sunday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Gap: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)
  • Chorges: market Sunday (17km)
  • Seyne: market Tuesday & Friday (17km)
  • Laragne-Monteglin: market Thursday (29km)
  • Veynes: market Thursday (30km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Thursday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Saint-Bonnet-en-Champsaur: market Monday (30km)
  • Embrun: market Wednesday - seasonal market only (30km)
  • Embrun: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Gigors, Provence

Tourist attractions near Gigors, France

What to do at Gigors? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Gigors.

Heritage sites

  • Mont-Dauphin place forte (Vauban fortifications) (46km)

National Monuments

  • Place Forte de Mont-Dauphin (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Remarkable gardens

  • Domaine de Charance (19km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lac de Serre-Poncon (19km)
  • Clue de Barles (22km)
  • Source - Verdon (33km)
  • Col d'Allos (37km)
  • Lac d'Allos (48km)

Towns of Art and history

  • Poligny (32km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gigors is in the south-east of France at 37 kilometres from Digne-les-Bains, the department capital (general information: Gigors is 573 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gigors

Canton: Turriers

Arrondissement: Forcalquier

Department: Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Region: Provence

Postcode: 0

Distance to Gigors

from Digne-les-Bains (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 573 km

from Calais: 794 km

from Nice: 119 km

from Bordeaux: 535 km

from Strasbourg: 479 km

Getting here

Most visitors fly into Nice or Marseille airport. Driving is also possible - by car from Calais the drive takes about 11 hours. For driving distances to Gigors from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bellaffaire, Breziers, Espinasses, Faucon-du-Caire, Piegut, Remollon, Rochebrune, Rousset, Turriers and Venterol.

This page in French: Visiter Gigors